ALKS:NSD-Alkermes plc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Biotechnology | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 22.11

Change

+0.64 (+2.98)%

Market Cap

USD 3.62B

Volume

0.99M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 29.50 (+33.42%)

Avg User Target

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Fundamental Analysis

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Alkermes plc (ALKS) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Alkermes plc stock forecasts from 7 analysts, the average analyst target price for Alkermes plc is USD 29.50 over the next 12 months. Alkermes plc’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Alkermes plc is Neutral, which is based on 6 positive signals and 7 negative signals. At the last closing, Alkermes plc’s stock price was USD 22.11. Alkermes plc’s stock price has changed by -0.77 % over the past week, -7.59 % over the past month and +16.37 % over the last year.

About

Alkermes plc, a biopharmaceutical company, researches, develops, and commercializes pharmaceutical products to address unmet medical needs of patients in various therapeutic areas in the United States, Ireland, and internationally. Its marketed products include ARISTADA (aripipra ...Read More

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ETFs Containing ALKS

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Biotechnology)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 10.83% 80% B- 61% D-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 10.83% 80% B- 60% D-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 16.37% 77% C+ 61% D-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 16.37% 77% C+ 59% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -60.69% 35% F 13% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -60.69% 35% F 12% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -12.51% 19% F 7% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -12.51% 19% F 7% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 36.19% 78% C+ 50% F
Risk Adjusted Return -34.57% 17% F 8% F
Market Capitalization 3.62B 91% A- 83% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Biotechnology)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Price/Book Ratio 3.30 48% F 38% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 43.72 3% F 10% F
EV/EBITDA 474.16 2% F 3% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -8.41% 90% A- 45% F
Return on Invested Capital -9.37% 80% B- 35% F
Return on Assets -2.01% 91% A- 40% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 25.50% 36% F 54% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 7.95 27% F 14% F
Short Percent 9.75% 19% F 17% F
Beta 0.95 66% D 61% D-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector